Maine Historical Society

MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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ENGAGING MINDS
CONNECTING MAINE

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Benefits of membership

All memberships are active for 12 calendar months from the date of purchase.

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Levels of Membership and Benefits

(Click on membership level name for more information and to complete your transaction)

Student/Educator - $25.00
Household - $75.00
Friend - $100.00
Supporter - $250.00
  • Friend level membership benefits plus:
  • An additional two guest passes to the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and MHS museum
  • 10% discount on space rental for your private event, meeting, or party
  • Order Supporter Membership

Gifts of $500 or more will be assigned to the Annual Fund

Advisor - $500.00
  • Complimentary membership
  • Supporter level membership benefits plus:
  • Private tour of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House for you and up to six guests (by appointment)
  • Order Advisor Membership

Membership gifts of $1,000 or more are recognized in our leadership donor society, the 1822 Founders Council.

Baxter Partner - $1,000.00+
  • Advisor level membership benefits plus:
  • Invitations to exclusive 1822 Founders Council events
  • Private tour of either the latest museum exhibition with the Museum Curator or the Brown Library with the Curator of Library Collections (by appointment)
  • Order Baxter Partner Membership
Wadsworth Patron - $2,500.00+
  • Advisor level membership benefits plus:
  • Invitations to exclusive 1822 Founders Council events
  • Private tour for you and up to four guests of either the latest museum exhibition with the Museum Curator or the Brown Library with the Curator of Library Collections (by appointment)
  • Order Wadsworth Patron Membership
Longfellow Benefactor - $5,000.00+
  • Advisor level membership benefits plus:
  • Invitations to exclusive 1822 Founders Council events
  • Tea and a private tour for you and up to four guests with the Executive Director (by appointment)
  • Order Longfellow Benefactor Membership
Leadership Circle - $10,000.00+
  • Advisor level membership benefits plus:
  • Invitations to exclusive 1822 Founders Council events
  • Lunch with the Executive Director and a private look at some of our treasures
  • Order Leadership Circle Membership

Additional Levels of Membership

Institutional Memberships - $40.00
  • One membership card, with the institutions name affixed. This card may be used by up to 2 employees of the institution at any one time.
  • Subscriptions to Maine History, the only periodical dedicated to scholarly research on Maine history, the MHS newsletter, and our e-connection linking you with historical content, news, and events.
  • Free access to our Brown Library and online databases, and a 10% discount on research services.
  • Free admission to our changing museum exhibitions, the Wadsworth-Longfellow House, and free or discounted tickets to our public programs.
  • Invitations to exhibit openings, member parties, trips, lectures, and special programs.
  • Order Institutional Membership
Public Library Membership and Pass Program - $75.00
  • Public Library Memberships include seven (7) passes to be used by library patrons.
  • Library passes are transferrable to patrons of the purchasing library.
  • With the pass, up to four (4) of your patrons receive admission to the following: Museum Galleries (Free); Wadsworth-Longfellow House ($5.00); MHS's Research Library - Day Use ($5.00); MHS Museum Store (10% off) Must show library card or pass
  • Maine Historical Society's biannual publication, Maine History, as well as MHS's Member Newsletter are included and will be sent to the participating library.
  • For more information on this program, or to enroll in this membership, please download our Public Library Membership and Pass Program Enrollment Form.

 

Feel free to contact us at (207) 774-1822 or membership@mainehistory.org if you have any questions about membership at Maine Historical Society or wish to join or renew by telephone.

If you prefer, download our membership application, print and mail to us at Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine 04101.